GM's New Chief Expected To Speak At University of Michigan Commencement
The person says Barra's appearance has been cleared by GM and is awaiting final approval from the university. The Associated Press left a telephone message with the university Wednesday afternoon seeking comment. The Detroit News reported Barra's expected appearance Wednesday morning. The spring commencement takes place May 3rd at Michigan Stadium. The 52-year-old Barra took the top job at GM on January 15th after chief executive Dan Akerson stepped down to help his wife battle cancer.